|Secure the Internet - Ben Laurie and Cory Doctorow|
Here's a podcast of my recent Nature comment, co-written with Ben Laurie, Secure the Internet: In 2011, a fake Adobe Flash updater was discovered on the Internet. To any user it looked authentic. The softwareâs cryptoÂgraphic certificates, which securely verify the authenticity and integrity of Internet connections, bore an authorized signature. Internet users who thought they were applying a legitimate patch unwittingly turned their computers into spies...
Keywords: podcast; corydoctorow; security; benlaurie; google; certificates; security
|Google admits that Plato's cave doesn't exist - Cory Doctorow|
Here's a podcast of my recent Guardian column, Google admits that Plato's cave doesn't exist: Google's official communiques tell the world that SEO isn't necessary â so long as you "make great content", you'll get higher rankings. The implication is that Google has discovered a mathematical model of relevance, a way of measuring some objective criteria that allows a computer to score and compare the relevance of different web-pages...
Keywords: corydoctorow; podcast; web theory; google; censorship; copyfight